Publication Date: 03/03/2008 ISBN: 9780435233440 Category:

Face: The Play

Benjamin Zephaniah, Richard Conlon

Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Publication Date: 03/03/2008 ISBN: 9780435233440 Category:
Hardback

£16.79

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Description

Benjamin Zephaniah and Richard Conlon deal with issues such as prejudice, drugs and disfigurement in this vibrant, gritty adaptation of Zephaniah’s bestselling novel for young people.Everything is going Martin’s way. The holidays have started, he’s got a gorgeous girlfriend and everyone agrees he’s the coolest dancer around. But when his world is turned upside down by a crash in a stolen car, he has to come to terms with more than his facial injuries…This is a powerful, exciting and accessible play. It contains relevant, gritty, contemporary issues and dialogue. It offers stimulating activities in the book and a free scheme of work available to download on publication.

Publisher Review

"The thing that hits you immediately when reading this play is the wonderful sense of pace that the narrative seems to possess. The story shifts seamlessly between characters and sweeps the reader/audience into the world of the play immediately." Mike Vogler, Head of Drama "The story of Martin and his experiences after a car accident burnt and damaged his face is fast-moving and will be of interest to students reading this in the classroom as a play." Lucy English, Head of English"

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